William Law

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  • William Law attacked Joseph Smith claiming he had stolen his foster children’s inheritance and tried to cover it up by marrying them.
    • Claimed mismanagement of the Lawrence estate
      Brief Summary: Joseph Smith was appointed the guardian of two daughters, Maria and Sarah Lawrence, and their inheritance. He later married them in plural marriage. The evidence shows that Joseph Smith faithfully discharged his legal duties, despite the claims made by some nineteeth-century and modern critics. (Click here for full article)
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